Trinity College alumna Mariam Avagyan ’18 was welcomed back to campus to give a presentation about a robotics and coding camp for children that she hosted last summer in her home country of Armenia using a Davis Projects for Peace grant.
For senior English major and Office of Communications writing intern Katie Cort ’19, a recent visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art was just one of the ways in which Trinity has encouraged learning outside of the classroom.
Trinity College’s Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) recently hosted a panel discussion on Turkey’s shift from a democratic to an autocratic regime. “At the Crossroads: Identity and Conflict in Turkey” served as both an academic exploration of the topic and a celebration of Trinity’s commitment to hosting academics in exile.
Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney has been named as one of eight winners of the Hartford Business Journal’s 2019 Women in Business Awards, which “recognize outstanding female leaders in a broad spectrum of industries.”
Robin L. Sheppard M’76—Trinity College professor of physical education, emerita, former associate director of athletics, and former head coach of the field hockey and women’s lacrosse teams—spoke recently to the Trinity community about her 41 years with the college and about the history of women’s sports at Trinity.
Trinity College students, faculty, and staff attended a recent Connecticut Forum event at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center featuring Samantha Power, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Julia Gillard, former prime minister of Australia.
For his significant contributions as a research professor and scholar, Barry Kosmin, director of the Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture (ISSSC) and research professor of public policy and law at Trinity College, will join the ranks of the world’s leading humanists as an American Humanist Association award recipient.